• May 9, 2017

Mexico #1 Destination for International Retirees

​Every year International Living creates a list of the best places to retire.

  • Mar 28, 2017

Maximize the Return on your Puerto Vallarta Home

There are many ways to make better use of your apartment, rather than leaving it vacant during the times it isn’t being used.

  • Feb 20, 2017

0% Mortgage Financing in Mexico?

Mortgage financing currently available for foreigners in Mexico.

  • Feb 13, 2017

Vallarta Real Estate Fair 2017

The Vallarta Real Estate Fair takes place on March 4th, 2017.

  • Jan 4, 2017

Mexico is the #1 Place to Retire for 2017

Mexico is the #1 place to retire, according to International Living's 2017 Retirement Index

  • Dec 23, 2016

8 Great Vallarta South Shore Million Dollar Properties for Sale

The South Shore of Banderas Bay, just minutes from Puerto Vallarta, is where the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range, rich in lush green jungle foliage, reach the turquoise-azure waters of the bay, creating a backdrop, coastline and setting for some of the finest luxury real estate properties available close to downtown Puerto Vallarta.

  • Nov 23, 2016

Surge in Interest in Secondary Luxury Homes Market

There is increasing interest by affluent Americans for secondary (vacation) homes, and for many that may mean outside of the United States.

  • Oct 27, 2016

5 Homes for Sale in Puerto Vallarta with Amazing Swimming Pools

Luxury homes have long been a characteristic of the Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Market. These are the top 5 amazing pools matched with breathtaking views in high-end homes for sale in Puerto Vallarta.

  • Sep 27, 2016

​Million Dollar Condos in Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit

For those seeking the ultimate second home or residence in the Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit area, there may be no better option than one of the million dollar condos currently listed for sale on MLSVallarta.

  • Aug 31, 2016

7 Puerto Vallarta Beachfront Condos for Under $150K

Looking for a beachfront condominium for under $150,000? Well, it is possible in Mexico, and more specifically, in Puerto Vallarta.

  • Jun 9, 2016

Vallarta HOAs and What you Should Know

Most real estate searching undertaken by people interested in having a primary or second home in Puerto Vallarta (or Nayarit) often neglect the homeowner’s association (HOA) functions. But they shouldn't.

  • Jun 6, 2016

Having trouble with Spanish in Vallarta?

​There certainly is a good amount of English-speaking people in Vallarta, who work in the stores and shops, so not knowing a lot of Spanish you can get by rather reasonably.

  • Jun 4, 2016

Current Highway #200 Improvements - What do they mean for Vallarta?

Is enough municipal planning being done to ensure the city can handle this inevitable wave of cars, buses, and commercial traffic?

  • May 17, 2016

Cost of Living Compares for Vallarta and Other Cities

Cool websites for comparing the costs of living for different cities and countries around the world.

  • Apr 30, 2016

Vallarta Condo Sales Up, Average Price Down, for 1st Quarter 2016

​The Timothy Real Estate Group recently released sales results for Puerto Vallarta for the first quarter of 2016, compared to that realized in the same quarter of 2015.

  • Apr 30, 2016

Cirque du Soleil's Luzia - Vallarta's Largest Marketing Campaign Ever?

This will basically be a traveling sales show promoting the Cirque du Soleil theme park - if they want to see more, they just have to travel to Vallarta/Nayarit and experience the full Mexican cultural experience.

  • Apr 25, 2016

Puerto Vallarta: Everything You Need Or Want To Know

This is the name of a Facebook group that has over 6,000 members and provides information with regards to just that; everything you may want or need to know about living in Puerto Vallarta.

  • Apr 22, 2016

Buying "Pre-Sale" Real Estate in Vallarta

When it comes to buying real estate, you can purchase something that already exists, a re-sale or "pre-existing" property, or you can purchase a "pre-sale" property, which is usually something that does not yet exist, it is or will be in the construction phase and is currently not yet completely finished.

  • Apr 9, 2016

Golf Membership Options for Vallarta Homeowners

A favourite past time for many in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit is golf and there are a number of courses in the area, although not all are available to the public.

  • Mar 27, 2016

Reflecting on Vallarta's Real Estate Past Season

As the high season in Puerto Vallarta begins to taper down, so, for the most part, does the peak period for the real estate market. Looking back over this past season most realtors have said that it did not live up to their expectations,

  • Mar 15, 2016

Vallarta Rentals & Taxes

If you rent your Mexico property and receive an income, then you have to pay Mexican taxes.

  • Feb 16, 2016

La Isla Shopping Center

The newest shopping centre for the region is currently under construction in the Hotel Zone, in front of the Grand Venetian Towers.

  • Feb 12, 2016

Solutions to Reduce Traffic on Hwy #200

There are currently three projects in different stages of development to improve traffic flow and at the same time, provide safer and more secure traveling times.

  • Feb 9, 2016

TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Poll 2015 - Vallarta's #2

The news just keep getting better for Puerto Vallarta. It was ranked second in the Top 10 destinations in Mexico in the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice poll for 2015, as reported by Travel Weekly.

  • Feb 8, 2016

How Currency Rates Affect Real Estate in Vallarta/Nayarit

For American buyers this makes it rather simple for them as they can use the same currency they use back home. But for Canadian or Mexicans, it’s a different matter, that has become increasingly more evident over the past year as both the Canadian and Mexico currencies have lost value compared to the US dollar. In this situation, whatever is sold in USD currency becomes more expensive; such as real estate in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Top Twelve Retirement Havens

I recently posted that Mexico came in third on International Living’s Global Retirement Index. Kathleen Peddicord has a similar report she does at LiveandInvestOverseas.com, which actually narrows it down to the most popular destinations, not just the country. For 2016 she lists her picks for the top twelve retirement havens and Puerto Vallarta comes in 10th.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Dining Like: Barrio Bistro

A new restaurant that opened this season is Barrio Bistro, located in the neighborhood (or barrio) of Versalles near Fluvial behind the Hotel Zone. The chef is Memo Wulff (or better known as Memmito), who has been working the kitchens in Vallarta for years, including his own and those of many of owned and operated by his family.

  • Feb 6, 2016

International Living Retirement Index

Each year the staff at International Living compile an index that lists what they consider to be the most popular retirement destinations in the world. To create the list they take into consideration climate, cost of living, retiree discounts, infrastructure, accessibility of healthcare, amongst other things. Mexico came out in third position

  • Feb 6, 2016

High-End Real Estate Quandary

The owners of high-end real estate in the Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit regions (and especially in Punta Mita), are in a bit of quandary over whether they should sell or not because of recent market conditions.